19 Oct 2020


In line with the stipulation of CIOTA Act, President of the Institute, Dr Bashir Jamoh remains in office until 2022.

CIOTA had in June 2020 set up a five- man committee to organize a General Meeting with the intent of ratifying members of the National Working Committees, Council for the Registration of Transportants (CORTRANS), Zonal Chairmen/Representatives; and to conduct elections to fill up the executive positions that will be vacant in November 2020, in line with the provisions of CIOTA establishment Act, 2019.

Offices vied for are; the National Secretary, Assistant National Secretary, National Financial Secretary, National Treasurer, Publicity Secretary, Auditor 1, 2 and 3 as well as the Provost.

Hon.Chinda Evans Ogbuji emerged National Secretary while Dr. Oluwaseyi Joseph Afolabi was elected as the Assistant National Secretary. Mrs. Chioma Azionu was elected National Treasurer while Capt. Elei Green Igbogi, PhD became the National Financial Secretary. Other winners are Mrs. Chizoba Anyika who was elected National Publicity Secretary and Mr. Kenneth Ibiama who also emerged as the National Provost. The post of the National Auditor 1 was won by Mr. Patrick Erhinure, Mrs. Stella Chukwunonyelu Faleye emerged National Auditor 2 while Mrs. Ijeaku Onyewuego became National Auditor 3.

Seven National Working Committees were ratified to handle Operations & Planning, Education and Training, Membership and Social Welfare, Finance and Accounts, Media and Publicity, Disciplinary and Legal Advisory.

It was disclosed that the newly elected national executives as well as the members of the Governing Council will be inaugurated at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Voting began on Saturday September 12, 2020 and ended on Sunday, September 13, 2020. The voting was done electronically and was adjudged by members as free and fair.

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